A good haul.
--The Abingdon Virginian
says that after the rout of General Shields
's column, at Port Republic
, on the 9th of June, and during the pursuit in the ridges, William H. Fulier
, John G. G. Davis
, Lafayette Gilmer
, of Captain John Duff
's company, from Russell
, and Charles Godsey
and James Flecher
, of Captain Wood
's company, from Scott
, all of the 37th Regiment Virginia Volunteers, came across a party of one Yankee Captain
, eight, Lieutenants
, and between forty and fifty non-commissioned officers and privates.
Our party of five demanded the surrender of the Yankees
, Fuller at the same time calling to the Colonel
to hurry up the regiment.
There was no Colonel
nor regin sent near, but the ruse had its desired effect, and this party of between fifty and sixty Yankees, officers an men, surrendered, and were marched in by five Virginia